Malibu is just a 30-minute drive from the Santa Monica Airport and 45 minutes from the Los Angeles International Airport. Downtown Los Angeles is less than an hour away.
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu features the best of the Greek and Roman antiquities, dating from 3,000 B.C. to 300 A.D. The museum itself is a recreation of the Villa dei Papiri in Italy, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The area is filled with many unique shops and restaurants and is accented by the fine programs and exhibits being offered by Pepperdine University and the culturally enriching experiences offered at the Weisman Museum of Art.
Numerous scenic strands grace the area. Some of the most popular spots include Surfrider Beach, Zuma Beach, Leo Carrillo Beach and Topanga State Beach. Malibu Lagoon State Beach is located just west of the Malibu Pier, where the Malibu Creek meets the ocean. Also in this vicinity is the Adamson House/Malibu Lagoon Museum that provides a tour through Malibu's history from the time when Native American Chumash occupied the area to the birth of the surfing era. Malibu's Surfrider Beach is home to the world famous Malibu Pier. Other nearby beaches include Dan Blocker Beach, Big Dume State Beach, Point Dume State Beach, Westward Beach Road, La Piedra Beach, Nicholas Canyon Beach, Pescador Beach and El Matador.
Students of Malibu attend one of three elementary schools and two high schools through the Santa Monica/Malibu Unified School District. Pepperdine University is an independent, private university located on 830 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The school is recognized nationally for its excellent academic programs. The university serves an estimated 8,000 full-time and part-time students in its five colleges and schools and offers bachelor, master and doctoral studies in a wide range of disciplines.
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